Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SAMHSA SBIRT)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grants. The anticipated project start date for this FOA is 9/30/2021.

 

The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for children, adolescents, and/or adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred-provider organizations (PPOs), Federally Qualified Health Care (FQHC) systems, behavioral health centers, pediatric health care providers, Children’s Hospitals, etc.) with a focus on screening for underage drinking, opioid use, and other substance use.

 

For the purposes of this FOA, pediatric health care providers are a provider of primary health care to individuals under the age of 21 years. This program is designed to expand/enhance the continuum of care for substance use disorder (SUD) services and reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) consumption and its negative health impact, increase abstinence, reduce costly health care utilization, and promote sustainability and the integration of behavioral health and primary care services through policy changes that increase treatment access in generalist and specialist practice. These grants support clinically appropriate services for persons at risk (asymptomatic) for SUD, as well as those diagnosed with SUD.

Funder: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Deadline: 04/19/2021

Award Details: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grants. The anticipated project start date for this FOA is 9/30/2021. 

The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for children, adolescents, and/or adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred-provider organizations (PPOs), Federally Qualified Health Care (FQHC) systems, behavioral health centers, pediatric health care providers, Children’s Hospitals, etc.) with a focus on screening for underage drinking, opioid use, and other substance use.

For the purposes of this FOA, pediatric health care providers are a provider of primary health care to individuals under the age of 21 years. This program is designed to expand/enhance the continuum of care for substance use disorder (SUD) services and reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) consumption and its negative health impact, increase abstinence, reduce costly health care utilization, and promote sustainability and the integration of behavioral health and primary care services through policy changes that increase treatment access in generalist and specialist practice.

These grants support clinically appropriate services for persons at risk (asymptomatic) for SUD, as well as those diagnosed with SUD.

Number of Awards: 10 awards, no match, up to 5 years, up to $995,000 awarded per 1 of 5 years

Target Population: Children, adolescents, and/or adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred-provider organizations (PPOs), Federally Qualified Health Care (FQHC) systems, behavioral health centers, pediatric health care providers, Children’s Hospitals, etc.) with a focus on screening for underage drinking,
opioid use, and other substance use.

Eligibility:
  • State governments through the immediate office of the Single State Authority (SSA) or Director of the Health Department (or equivalent agency) in states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories are also eligible to apply.

 

  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.

 

  • Public and private non-profit health care or behavioral health care systems such as HMOs, PPOs, FQHC systems, hospital systems, pediatric health care providers, children’s hospitals, and community health or behavioral health centers. (Note: For community health or behavioral health centers, the highest office of a Director or Chief Executive Officer must be the applicant.) Preference is for systems with integrated specialty treatment care or the ability to establish integrated care mechanisms.

Note: Pediatric health care providers are a provider of primary health care to individuals under the age of 21 years.

 

SBIRT grant recipients that received their initial funding award in FY 2018 or 2019 under FOA TI-18-007 are not eligible to apply.



Link to RFP: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-21-008